The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 6 3 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.05% 1.13% 7.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.91% 5.56% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 27
Median daily rate £150 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £283 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £319 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £396 £400
% change year-on-year +7.25% -0.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.77 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.12% +11.11%  

Security Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 54 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 18.84% 20.38% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 64
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -23.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.77 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Oxford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Oxford

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Oxford over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Oxford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) BMC
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) BMC
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy